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forced her to delay her education. and in 1949, at the age of 40, when she thought she had enough to graduate, she was told she fell short, one course short. by that time, she had to raise her family. >> because i know how much she valued education, how hard she had worked. and i knew she had attempted several times to finish. >> reporter: that is why her youngest daughter, wanted to do something for chandler. she contacted san jose state, recognizing her mother's love for learning. san jose state reviewed her records and concluded she had enough to graduate. but instead of a letter, san jose state awarded her a diploma. a bachelor's degree in home economics, backdated to august 28th, 1959. >> it is just the thing to prove i did it. but you know, it doesn't -- i don't go out and get a job or -- >> i'm real excited. i -- it is just -- a recognition of everything that she has worked for, and everything that she has done for us, for her family. >> reporter: while earning a diploma can mean a better economic opportunity, for olive chandler it means so much more. >> and education alway
for the rights of young girls to be educated and independent. now, she is fighting for her life after an attempt on her life by a team of taliban gunmen. tonight, the outcry over that attack is growing. we get the very latest from nbc. >> malala yousufzai remains in critical condition in the hospital, recovering from emergency surgery to remove a bullet from her neck. a team of seven doctors is working on her case, including specialists called in from retirement. and a government plane is on stand by to carry her overseas for treatment, although she is too unstable to move. today, the chief of surgery paid a visit to her bedside, and vowed to fight terrorism no matter the costs. while malala yousufzai lies in bed, many pray for her recovery. some schools were closed in protests. many demonstrate against the taliban. the shooting has brought new focus to malala situation, the fight for education. >> there can be nothing more cowardly. her story has captured the world's attention. >> yesterday's attack reminds us of the challenge the girls face, whether it is poverty or marginalization, or even vi
to make sure that folks have hope and opportunity, a good education? we bring back some of the manufacturing jobs and continue on this path to progress. >> there is a reality that on the campaign stump, mitt romney has been denied a line that he's been relying on when it comes to 8% unemployment, which was a significant marker. this is how he's been talking about it this fall. >> we've had 43 straight months with unemployment above 8%. he said that he'd create jobs, and instead we have unemployment now still over 8% for 43 straight months. >> the symbolism, mike murphy, is there for everyone to see. you get below 8% it matters. >> it becomes a good political club for the obama folks. but fundamentally, i don't think america woke up and said, hey, everything is fixed. we feel great. you can still see the economic worry. the middle class has been buried for four years. i think what's changed is not statistics out of d.c. i think we make a lot of that. it's the perception out in the states. >> but that's been a great point, chuck. when you see people feel better about the e
symbol of the fight for freedom and the fight for all girls to get an education. we get an update on her condition today from nbc's amna nawaz. she covers pakistan for us >> reporter: good evening, less than three days after she was shot by the taliban coming home from her school, malala yousufzai is showing signs of improvement. doctors deemed her stable enough today to be taken from peshawar to islamabad. the new area, which is more equipped and has more equipment. she is not out of danger, she is still unconscious, but they are now putting her chances of survival at 70%. meanwhile, across pakistan, people continue to take to streets to condemn the taliban attack and support malala yousufzai. one demonstrator said if they kill her, ten more will come forward. >> thank you. >>> a sad update from the gulf of mexico tonight, the coast guard confirmed an oil slick there is consistent with oil from the deep water horizon well, the source of the worst oil disaster in u.s. history. experts are not sure exactly where this sheen is coming from. bp says it is most likely residual oil that was us
of other young girls to be educated and independent. now fighting for her own life after she was shot by a team of taliban gunman. we have an update on her condition and the growing outrage at her attackers. >> reporter: military officials overseeing the care of the 14-year-old girl say she's making satisfactory process, but they are considering sending her abroad for specialized treatment. meanwhile here in pakistan, the anger continues to grow. today tens of thousands turned out in karachi to register their dissent to the taliban. hundreds of schoolgirls gathered to support her. some here are now saying that this is the chance for the military to strike at the heart of the taliban in the border region as the outrage over the attack grows, as do the cries for justice for mallal. >>> still ahead, as nightly news continues, the uproars over the way some schools are tracking students, every movement, every move they make. >>> and you just can't believe your eyes. many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recomme
. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> we are in countdown mode. a few weeks before another presidential election where the economy is issue number one. over the last four years of the obama administration's attempt to deal with the worst financial crisis in decades we have an inside report. "washington post" bob woodward is with me. the author of the "the price of politics." good to have you on the program. >> thank you. >> the book is spectacular. i want to ask you what happen you learned during the reporting. the financial crisis and president obama's election seemed to be an ideal time when those two with iedologists could come together. was the opportunity wasted? >> look, the federal government's financial house is not in order. it's in total disorder. no business that you cover would ever accept $16 trillion in outstanding debt with the almost guarantee -- or in fact the fact that we will have to borrow another trillion or two where you ha
is already on probation for ncaa violations and colleges nationwide are working to boost education requirements for athletes. >> i think he tweeted out what a lot of guys are thinking, which is we're here to play football. we're here to play basketball. this is merely a stepping ground of getting to the next level. >> reporter: the next level and dream of going pro, just like in the movies. >> show me the money! >> reporter: but in reality the majority of college athletes don't make it that far. according to the ncaa's own statistics, less than 2% of college athletes will play professional football, making an education that much more important. >> the average nfl player plays less than five years, so even if you do play in the nfl, you want to have a life afterwards. >> reporter: jones, the freshman, has yet this season to make it from the practice field to playing in a game. meanwhile, the university issued a statement reminding student athletes to remember not to post anything that could embarrass themselves, their team, teammates, the university, their family, or other groups, o
. children to educate, a middle class to rebuild. but the last thing we should do is turn back now. >> and yet here "the washington post" just this morning has this editorial and the headline is, show me a policy. mr. obama has yet to say how he would solve the immense problems awaiting the next president immediately after election. until and unless he does, the only rationale he can offer voters is the urgency of stopping the other guy. that is a challenge for him, isn't it? >> i think it's a challenge. i think the president has to step up. i think of the first muhammad ali fight in 1971. people thought he would beat joe frasier. he got hit in the jaw in the 15th, but he won the second and the third. history remembers the winners. what we know about mitt romney is we said on this program three weeks ago everybody thought that mitt romney was done. he had a very strong debate performance. but it took the stench of defeat to free him from the far right of the republican party. he got to move away because he was in such a desperate position that he got to say whatever he wanted to sa
remains on a ventilator and is still unconscious. the girl was shot for her outspoken support of education for women in pakistan. a spokesman says the girl's family had been warned several time about her outspokenness before trackers tracked her route home from school and shot her. two suspects have been arrested. >>> a close race for congress is getting a little physical in southern california. you saw it there. brad sherman threw his arm around howard berman in this youtube clip. a little uncomfortable. the two had been debating about the dream act last night. berman kind of stepped back, and a debate organizer and a sheriff's deputy stood behind them. the congressmen are both running against each other for the reelection in november. a spokesperson for sherman said the congressman regretted the incident, but denies he was trying to start a fight, just getting a little closer. >>> another potentially embarrassing moment for the secret service tonight. an agent placed in handcuffs after an alleged drunken episode. miami police made the arrest early this morning hours after president obama
weight clicks. >> this morning on "education nation today" an innovative day care program. the first two years of a baby's life offer a short and invaluable opportunity to stimulate learning skills. "today" contributing correspondent jigier checked out one approach that focusses on the early important learning years. >> a level playing field is what single mom wendy moreno wants for her two boys who were attending what she called an inadequate day care. >> if they didn't want to color or do nothing, they would make them watch tv. >> they pretty much waived tv all day long. >> watched tv all day long. >> many children spend a lot of time without having anyone talk to them, without being picked up. >> reporter: psychologist diana rouners is looking to change this dangerous pattern and starting early within the first 1,000 days of a child's life. >> we do need high quality early education setting, not just so moms can go to work but more importantly so these children can develop the language skills, the behavior skills, the social skills that will allow them to be successful. >> she develop
was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education, and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders. >> the young girl now injured has been blogged and you see video of her from before. she's been blogging about life under the taliban since she was just 11. the terror group has not only aid mitted to shooting her, it says it will try to kill her if she survives. >>> investigators are trying to figure how the a man made it to l.a. from japan with weapons. he was stopped on friday after customs officers noticed he was wearing a bulletproof vest under his coat. a search of his suitcase found weapons that included a smoke grenade, a hatchet, knives, billy clubs, and a gas mask. he was on his way to boston from japan when he was stopped in l.a. he refuses to say what he planned to the weapons. so far there's no link to terrorism. >>> one day after disgraced jerry sandusky learned he will lose his freedom likely for the rest of his life, sandusky learned he's also losing his pension. pennsylvania's public employee pension moved to revo
education, and they say the mints they ate are perfectly legal. it all started when 17-year-old jake walker took these to school. >> i don't feel that i should lose my education over a little mint. >> reporter: they are caffein-in mints, perfectly legal, but to some school officials in pekin illinois they looked like drugs. jake and three of his friends were suspended for eating the mints during lunch. >> this is 2012, and caffein is caffein. i drink soda. jake drinks soda. i didn't see anything wrong with a caffein pill. >> reporter: school officials issued this statement. pekin community high school approaches consumption of mood-altering substances very seriously given both the health risks at issue and a mission to keep both illegal and legal drugs and substances out of the school. >> i see people bringing in energy drinks and coffee to school every day, so i thought, hey, it's healthier. why not dry to bring it in and maybe get a little bit more energy. >> reporter: here's a caffein breakdown. a 16-ounce cup of coffee averages 100 milligrams of caffein. soft drinks contain anywhere fro
by the taliban for her fearless advocacy for girls' education. she remains in critical condition. the alleged mastermind of the attack, a top taliban commander, is still at large. >>> lebanese militant group hezbollah has declared that a drone downed over israel last week was theirs. israeli officials say the drone appeared to have been manufactured in iran, longtime ally of hezbollah. >>> and a winner for this year's nobel peace prize this morning. in a unanimous decision the committee awarded this year's prize to the european union for its landmark role in history uniting the continent. the award downplays the current eurozone debt crisis, straining its 17 nations. >>> investigators searching for a missing 10-year-old girl in colorado are appealing to the public for help in finding her apparent abductor. meantime today, police expect to positive positively identify a body near the spot where jess "k" ridgeway disappeared one week ago. officials say the condition of the body has delayed identification and gave no indication of its age or gender. street and cnbc's mandy drury at the new york
,000 children off of early education. it will eliminate the tax credit people have to be able to send their children to college. it cuts education by $450 billion. it does virtually nothing except continue to increase the tax cuts for the very wealthy. and, you know, we've had enough of this. the idea that he's so concerned about these deficits, i pointed out, he voted to put two wars on a credit card. >> we're going to -- we're going to the closing statements in a minute. >> just a second. not raising taxes is not cutting taxes and by the way, our budget -- >> we have not raised taxes. >> went up 3% a year instead of 4.5%. >> let me calm down things here just for a minute and i want to talk to you very briefly before we go to closing statements about your own personal character. if you were elected, what could you both give to this country as a man, as a human being, that no one else could? >> honesty. no one else could? there are plenty of fine people who could lead this country. but what you need are people who when they say they're going to do something, they go do it. what you ne
to the economy, what will we do as the president and vice president want to do by strengthening education and bringing the manufacturing jobs back from overseas or do it like mitt romney, tax breaks for the wealthy and building the economy from the top. >> all right. how much pressure has the first debate put on vice president biden's shoulders tomorrow? >> i look forward to talk watch the vice president tomorrow. he is eager to do it. i guess he will have to be on the toes, and you see what mitt romney did is congressman ryan walk away from the positions he has held in the campaign and give a much, much different and softer image for the american people. >> we will all be watching. thank you, robert gibbs, for your time. reminder to watch the vice presidential debate right here tomorrow at 9:00 p.m. on nbc. >>> and a colorado couple is speaking out for the first time since the disappearance of their 10-year-old daughter. miguel al guerlguerra has more this. >> this morning the family opens up since the police investigation. >> reporter: at a park where she often played, more than 1,000 o
a preference too on how it feels on their skin. >> you even do fun experiments to educate them, for example? >> i do. you take a piece of colored construction paper, put it outside for a couple hours, you put a key, some objects on it and they can see how the sun fades it. and it's a good way to show them that there are these powers at work we can't see. >> well, it's great advice, it's great to read about your journey. glad you're doing so well today. >> thank you. >>> and coming up next, a live performance from ellie. but first this is "toda ♪ >>> the toyota concert series on "today" brought to you by toyota. >> british singer/song writer ellie goulding performed at the duke and duchess of cambridge wedding. now she's out with her second album. good to see you. so i spent some time reading about you last night. and you said every interview you've done for the last two years has been about one subject. because i want you to like me, i'm not even going to mention it. so let's just talk about you. you were one of the only, the only british singer to win the two most prestigious newcomer aw
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